Defines methods that are used to control the conversion of messages into objects and objects into messages for client applications.
Assembly: System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)
Thetype exposes the following members.
Implement the interface to create a custom client formatter that serializes objects into messages and deserializes messages into objects for a particular operation.
Attach custom Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) client formatters to the Formatter property to handle this conversion explicitly.
.NET FrameworkSupported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0
.NET Framework Client ProfileSupported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Portable Class LibrarySupported in: Portable Class Library
.NET for Windows Store appsSupported in: Windows 8
.NET for Windows Phone appsSupported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1
Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)
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